Aims and Objectives
The Institute of Demolition Engineers (IDE) exists to promote and foster the science of demolition engineering.
The main objectives include the:
- promotion of use of more efficient techniques in the industry
- encouragement of safer methods of working
- provision of a qualifying body for the industry
The Institute is a Professional Affiliate of the Engineering Council
The qualified Demolition Engineer is a professional within the industry.
The Institute is an organisation committed to continuing professional development and has its own scheme which is mandatory for all active members.
It also provides a forum where colleagues may exchange ideas and meet others with allied interests.
The reputation of the Institute is rightly bound up with that of its members. The Institute will take such steps as are necessary to ensure that its members conform to professional and ethical standards.
The required standards are described in the Rules of the Institute Revised 11.07.18
As a professional institute consisting of individual members, the IDE are not obliged to endorse or comment on opinions that are expressed publicly by an individual and/or the companies that they are employed by. All public statements produced by the IDE or on behalf of the IDE will be reviewed by the IDE Council of Management and judged on their suitability in-line with the Institutes Rules and, in particular, the Code of Conduct.
The IDE exists to promote demolition engineering as a skilled profession. It aims to provide a forum for demolition engineer professionals to network, develop their skills and learn from each other. As an individual membership body, the IDE does not recommend or issue guidance regarding methods of demolition.
Furthermore, the Institute does not adopt responsibility or liability for any individual member’s viewpoints regarding approaches to demolition works.